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are working to get the electricity back on. erica ferrari for cbs news, new york. >>> well, it doesn't change the outcome of the election, but president obama is the winner in florida. four days after the election, almost 100% of the votes have been counted. the florida secretary of state's office says the president has about 74,000 votes more than mitt romney. and that's about 50% of the florida vote. to romney's 49.1%. so that means the president won eight of the nine swing states. romney only took one. north carolina. the final electoral vote tally? 332 for president obama, 206 for romney. >>> well, now that the election is over, both the president and the republicans addressed the issue of the so-called fiscal cliff. spending cuts and tax increases that will be triggered if it's not resolved by the end of the year. >> we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we're serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. that's how we did it when bill clinton was president and that's
. cbs news reporter danielle nottingham has more now from the white house. >> reporter: at his first press conference in 8 months, president obama faced questions about the widening scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign. >> by his own assessment did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of cia. >> reporter: president obama addressed why he did not hear about the fbi investigation until after the election. >> we're not supposed to meddle in, you know, criminal investigations and that's been our practice. >> reporter: before he handed in his resignation, he had been scheduled to testify about the attacks in benghazi, libya. he has agreed to meet with lawmakers. details are being work out. the petraeus scandal is general advertising general john allen's future. the -- jeopardizing general john allen's future after he exchanged e-mails with a socialite jill kelley. the white house and lawmakers have expressed support for general allen in nato. >> general allen has said that he does not -- has not done anything improper. i think he deserve
and replaced him with another. ines ferre, cbs news. >>> a paralyzed dog is able to walk again all thanks to a revolutionary new procedure. how cells taken from the dog's nose played a major role in his recovery. >> i'm convinced he would have died if i had waited. >> saving a life can be as easy as using your iphone. >> a very pleasant sunshine filled thanksgiving weekend holiday so far. but we do have some pretty big changes straight ahead. we could be ending november very wet. look at your seven day forecast is coming up next. dog a new "leash" on life. s from the dog's nose were >>> a revolutionary procedure is giving a paralyzed dog a new "leash" on life. cells from the nose were injected into the spinal cord. it may not have direct human implications reporter max foster says it may be a step in the right direction. >> reporter: this was just the injury in 2008. he couldn't move his hind legs. but thanks to a pioneering treatment, jasper went from being paralyzed to walking with the aid of a harness. and then finally, running by himself. scientists at the university of cambridge took
there is happy about being on the news. ahead at 6:00, cbs 5's mike sugerman explains why. >>> we might be seeing more of this before all is said and done. this tree came down in san francisco's bernal heights neighborhood. crews were trying to clean it up this morning. there have been a number of trees that have come down in many parts of the bay area. >> pg&e crews doing what they can to reduce power outages during the next storms. they took advantage of the little break in the weather to make headway trimming teresa way from the power lines. yesterday more than 1100 homes lost power in pacifica due to downed power lines. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez in san francisco where crews are also working to prevent sewage spills during the storm. joe. >> reporter: around ocean beach, light rain right now. the wind starting to whip up. you know, they have just finished cleaning up from that sewage spill from last week. they are hoping they won't have to come back out here again. it will be a busy weekend for you. absolutely. this is when we go into overdrive. >> reporter: jean walsh spokesperson for th
charges. bob orr, cbs news, washington. >>> this veterans' day weekend there's some additional hope for the former military members. cbs 5 either anne makovec shows us the pioneering program that's getting amputees to excel and even the most rigorous physical challenges. >> reporter: veteran david lad was injured in iraq in 2006. >> can we just not go there? >> reporter: he doesn't want to talk about how he lost his leg but will talk about how he's felt since. >> i didn't understand what it is i could do anymore. >> reporter: with more distance and time under his belt, this vietnam vet shares his story. >> chopper came in, it was nighttime. i laid down and blew me up. >> reporter: returning from war without his legs was another battle. >> of course back then it was what it was. and it was kind of difficult to integrate in. i stayed a hermit for about five years, lived on the backside of a mountain. >> reporter: these guys are part of ucsf's brand new program, the first in the country for civilian amputee athletes. >> you can have a very expensive prosthesis but if you don't have the
good piece of news, no injury for anyone. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> something went wrong when a group took its nightly walk in the east bay hills. a hiker fell to his death on the uc-berkeley campus. the man's body was found on the edge of the campus. the 20-year-old man disappeared while walking with friends. they called 911 about 6:30 last night. university police found his body about 200 feet down the steep ravine. foul play is not suspected but the death is under investigation. >>> one of america's biggest cities is facing a serious safety problem. a shortage of police officers facing lower wages and benefits. more officers in san jose are now resigning. there are now less than 1,000 officers in the department available for full duty and just 583 officers are patrolling the streets in the steve in a city of 1 million people. >> you will be robbing peter to pay paul moving officers around. >> chuck reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit the streets next june >>> and closing arguments are scheduled in martinez this
. drew levinson, cbs news, new york. >>> things are looking up for california's state budget. >> some signs are pointing to a surplus. are they real? what do lawmakers need to do to keep the state out of the red? >> jerry hill joins us next. >> probably five or six kids are going to be able to go to college that might not have been able to go to college. >> an east bay teenager with college dreams of his own. how this senior raises the money to fund other kids' educations. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, south bay will have a traditional thanksgiving mel this year... and that's thanks to the sad heart community service in n jose. starting tomorrow and goingn through wednesday, familiesn need will be given a complee thanks es thousands of struggling families will have a thanksgiving dinner this year that wouldn't be able to afford one. that's an entire dinner. >> all right. 4,000 families waited in line last week just to register for the holiday meal program. >> all right. everybody is wondering if we're going to have a dry thanksgiving. brian, what do you think? can you go that far ahead? >> yeah. com
that runs tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. more details at our website, cbssf.com. >>> those folks need our help because another storm is on its way. many new yorkers are digging in to weather a powerful nor'easter that's got its sights set on that very same region. >> we have been through this for 8 or 9 days now. i mean, we are not going anywhere. >> snow is falling in philadelphia, parts of connecticut, as well. wind speeds are expected to peak around 60 miles an hour sometime today. meteorologists say the nor'easter is now veering further offshore though weakening its impact. so that's good news, lawrence. but boy, they sure don't need this. >> the downside is they are not seeing that real torrential rainfall but they are getting snow and we don't have homes, that's another problem entirely. >>> around the bay area major changes. low clouds and fog swept onshore overnight. the sea breeze is blowing nice and clear toward mount diablo right now. but the temperatures are going to be much cooler all across the board. it's 66 degrees in concord. 69 degrees one. warm spots in livermore. and 5
to serve his sentence. edward lawrence for cbs news, tucson, arizona. >>> life-saving information at the fingertips of firefighters. how new ipads allow a bay area fire department to do what it could never do before. >> you could save money if you shop right now. the five things that are better to buy in november. >>> over here we have oakland mayor quan over here san francisco mayor lee. and they challenge you to represent. call now 1-888-5-helps-u. eyewitness news returns right after this. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. today, the menlo park fire protection district unveilew i-pads b >>> new technology allowing firefighters to help people in new ways. today the menlo park fire protection district unveiled new ipads being used in 7 front line fire engines. using them in all sorts of ways from getting a victim's medical information to looking up detailed information about specific building plans. >> we're not wasting personnel time, not havin
. in an interview with cbs news, "5-hour energy"'s ceo vehemently denies his company's drink is responsible for 13 deaths over the last four years. >> if you look at it, any product, let's say, a young person is susceptible to peanuts, definitely the doctor should tell them, don't have peanuts. if a young person is susceptible -- has this heart condition, then the doctor should say, look, you shouldn't have anything with caffeine in it. now, if they then go have peanuts, you say, well, let's ban peanuts? peanuts are really bad guys. that kind of is silly. >> he says "5-hour energy" contains about the same amount of caffeine as a grande coffee. >>> interesting new research shows babies as young as 3 months know the difference between right and wrong. researchers showed infants a scene in which a struggling puppet is helped by another. then the scene repeats with a third puppet being mean to the first. when asked later which puppet they liked, 75% of the time babies chose the nice guy and there's a lot more to this study. you can see the full report this sunday on "60 minutes." but pretty interestin
>>> you're watching cbs5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> i've got the pen, way to sign the bill right away. >>> nerves are rattled as americans keep a close eye on wall street and washington but president obama says we could avoid the fiscal cliff. i'm michelle griego. >> and the president addressed the nation, and quick action to keep all american taxes from going up on new year's day. >> cbs5 reporter cate cauguiran watched the address and is breaks it down. >> what does it really mean for everyone in california. >> reporter: there is a new report that shows the bay area's job market could grow faster than the state of california and the nation over the next two years, but our economic growth could go downhill with this looming fiscal cliff. >> right now, if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up on january 1 january 1st. everybody's. >> reporter: just hours ago the president warned lawmakers the deadline is approaching. economists say the fiscal cliff could thro
it could take another week to get all the gas stations back up and running. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. >>> officials estimated that half of all the gas stations in the area are closed due to lack of power or because gas trucks are just not able to reach the stations to refill the tanks. >>> the airlines have resumed some service in and out of the northeast. the first flights landed in the bay area last night. one of the first to arrive was a united flight from jfk to sfo. passengers said it's been a stressful time in new york. >> i was staying at a hotel, the union square w. they took good care of us until the power went out. no cell phones, you couldn't call anyone. it was crazy. >> it was terrifying. we have a niece who works on wall street who takes the ferry, staten island ferry. there's no dock anymore. you see the roofs of trees everywhere. houses floating away. >> flights from the bay area have resumed departures to the east coast. >>> in politics, president obama will resume campaigning for re-election today after taking a few days off to manage federal response to the ea
it looks like when new yorkers lose the subway system we all rely on. >> on "cbs this morning." >> how hard is it to drain sea water from 20 miles of subway tunnels? put some sham wows down there. we have the technology. put some sham wows down there. we have the technology. please! captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. you can see how hurricane sandy has destroyed property and lives. now being blamed for 92 deaths in the united states. >> some 3.8 million utility customers in 13 states are still without electricity. most of them in new york and new jersey. new estimate says sandy will cause $50 billion in damage to the economy. that makes it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history, after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's death from superstorm sandy happened on staten island. homeland secretary janet napolitano is going there today, where people say they're suffering and not getting enough help. anna werner, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you stand on this street in
. fearing they may have ousted one dictator only to replace him with another. ines ferre for cbs news. >>> it's the most recognizable new dance craze around and for good reason. ♪ >> the milestone for "gangnam style" that blows justin bieber's biggest hit out of the water. >> and we're going to see your moves a little later? >> no. >> all right, outside right now it's a little on the cool side and getting cooler overnight. could see a little fog roll in as well and grab a jacket. we've got big changes straight ahead for the middle of the workweek. you want to stay tuned for your seven day forecast. it's coming up next. ,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me.
at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >>> new york's mayor michael bloomberg has decided to go ahead with this weekend's scheduled new york city marathon. there's some criticism about the decision. but the mayor says the race will show the city's resilience and it will be a financial boost for the city. so we're asking, should the new york city marathon go on as planned? you can comment on facebook or twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. -- at cbssf.com. >>> air force bases with helping with hurricane relief efforts. a cargo plane took off from travis air force base as part of a group of 17 aircraft heading to new york. they are carrying more than a million pounds of equipment including utility trucks and relief supplies. >>> 4:33. a violent attack caught on camera. police in san francisco are asking for help from the public to find the manassaulted a muni station agent -- man who assaulted a muni station agent. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live with surveillance video. >>> reporter: good morning. the station agent was badly injured. he is out
in the northeast because of sandy. officials say they are working around the clock. teresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> the nor'easter has canceled hundreds of flights including dozens to and from sfo. be sure to call your airline if you have a flight to the east coast today. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate this morning during our special telethon from 6 a.m. 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. to answer your calls. >> we need your help. some have lost homes, loved ones, no heat, no light. >> especially having to deal with this new storm. >> that's unbelievable. they get their power knocked out from the first storm and then get it restored and then snow. it's tough on the eastern seaboard. cold front overnight, so far dry but that will change. our hi-def doppler looking for rain can't find any just yet. but i think that will change as we head throughout the day today. we'll see some cold air on the back side of the front roll into the bay area. you can see some of that moisture up towards northern california right here just about
and then drove her around from atm to atm. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec in walnut creek with some new surveillance video just released and she is going to share it with us. >> reporter: it all started in the shade lands business park area of walnut creek. police say the woman kidnapped was in the wrong place at the wrong time. they have been getting tips overnight since they released new surveillance video yesterday afternoon but they are still looking for more tips. we want to show you these pictures one more time. surveillance video from one of the banks where the kidnappers tried to withdraw cash from the woman's account. the whole time she was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours they let her go in the oakland hills. the description we are looking at right now, two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one 5'11". the taller one possibly named david has broad shoulders, dark hair. the shorter one possibly named aubrey was skinny and is the guy that you saw in the photos. once they dropped the woman off in the oakland hills, they drove away in a dark small colored or dark col
this year. michelle miller, cbs news, new york. ffice. . >>> and coming up on face the nation, what we can expect in president obama's next term in office. the big question? can he break the gridlock in congress? the president's campaign advisor david axelrod, plus republican senator lindsey graham for face the nation, right here on cbs 5. >>> two people are dead, four others hospitalized after eating wild mushrooms in placer county. it happened at the gold villa elderly care home. on tuesday, a caregiver picked mushrooms on the property and used them to make soup. workers at a call center of the california poison control system say they have heard this type of story often, especially at this time of year. >> we get them almost every year, where people go out picking wild mushrooms and wind up picking these deadly mushrooms and wind up in the hospital, very sick, and intensive care, with a failing liver. >> now, there are some 5000 known species of mushrooms growing out there. but get this, only about 300 are known to be safe. a state department of social services is looking into that late
a change in the weather. but first, here is phil and ann. >> that is right. it is cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. the time is 8:59. i am phil matier. >> and i am anne makovec. we are glad you are starting your sunday here with us. we have a lot to to talk about in the next half hour, including the search for a new police chief in san jose. the department has been very embattled over the last few years, financial problems, low morale. >> and tension with city hall. >> we will hear from the city councilman what they want the hear from their next police chief. >> yes. and the no raising taxes and other things going on. >>> meanwhile, we have a top story right now. another lethal weekend and still unfolding on the streets of oakland. >> yes. shootings have left two people dead and search people hurt over a 24-hour period yesterday morning. an 18-year-old mother was found shot to death in her home in the fruitdale district and later a 19-year-old man was shot and killed on san pablo avenue. there were six fatal shootings since friday enforcement arrests have been made in these cases.
. >>> new this morning a suspected drunk driver behind bars this morning after a wild overnight chase. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco's mission district to explain what the driver did that caught the officers' attention. >> reporter: actually it was a -- what the driver did is she went on an on-ramp that was closed and the chp officer that was standing by tried to pull her over and this is actually where it all ended. we are at 17th and south van ness where now crews are trying to clean up the damage of where this whole thickenedded. the driver ended up crashing into a pole knocking over this traffic cabinet and subsequently knocking out all the lights or traffic lights in the area. first video from earlier you can see the damage the driver caused. chp says it started when the suspect tried to go on that closed freeway on-ramp. they tried to pull her over at ninth street but she kept going exiting off mission and van ness and that's when the chase began and things got worse. that driver hit a parked car, that car hit a cyclist and then the driver hit another parked car and
as long as it's not raining. reporting live in daly city, don knapp, cbs 5 eyewitness news. >>> a series of robberies, a high-speed chase and a gun battle with police. while one suspect was arrested in the driving rainstorm, another is still on the loose. anne makovec has more. >> our primary focus is getting the second guy in custody. >> reporter: after a chase, this is how it ended for one of two men accused of shooting a police officer in san jose last night, hiding in a neighborhood that spent two hours in lockdown. >> it was crazy and it was scary. >> reporter: police say the men went on an armed robbery spree yesterday, in all four of these locations. police are also looking into the possibility the two were involved in a murder. >> these are very violent suspects, both armed with firearms and we had a pretty good idea of what the vehicle looked like. >> reporter: police spotted it on highway 101 at around 9 p.m. after a chase, they stopped here at actually and lanai avenue. one of the suspects got out and started shooting at the police officer. >> the officer was forced to duck do
radar. it's on our website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> and new at 6:00, a political feud between berkeley's mayor and a rival councilmember has turned into a grownup game of musical chairs. and we're not kidding. the two leaders are fighting over where they sit at city meetings. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how this became an issue in the first place. >> reporter: it's surprising. with all the issues facing government berkeley's council voted on who is sitting next to whom inside those council chambers. this came at the recommendation of the mayor. but it's like a wedding or dinner and there are politics at play and where you sit says a lot. in the city of berkeley, the chair you choose to sit in has become a political punch line. >> a minute ago, we would just standing here and this guy came up and said, oh, be careful -- or don't sit next to me or be careful where you sit. people say these things. >> reporter: the reason for the chair sensitivity the councilman says is because the mayor doesn't like his policies and there is enough animosity that the mayor doesn't even want to
ginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> lawmakers may ask petraeus about the extra marital affair that led to his resignation but the focus will be on the consulate attack. >>> chico state university has suspended all fraternity and sorority activities after an alcohol-related death of a student on campus there. recruiting and social events are now banned until the spring semester and greek letters will have to be covered up or removed from all the houses. fraternity pledge mason sumnick died yesterday. the san diego native was found unresponsive last week after celebrating his birthday at doubt chico bars. -- at downtown chico bars. >> mason's loss enabled me to provide a wake-up call to jon shutting everyone. >> the university said sumnicht had downed 21 shots for his first birthday before passing out. >>> 4:40. a horrible accident in texas. how a freight train hit a paradeful of wounded war vets. >> james bond isn't the only spy in bay area theat he remembers. the special investigators keeping an eye on you. >> and weeks after it hit, never-before-seen images of superstorm sandy's wrath coming
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's a good idea, a bill help. >> reporter: in milpitas, anne makovec, cbs 2 news. >> in addition to going bankrupt and laying off 18,000 workers, hostess wants to shell out nearly $2 million in bonuses to its top executives. hostess needs a judge's approval for the $1.8 million payout. the maker of twinkies, dingdongs and ho ho's says the incentive pay is needed in order to keep 19 managers around during the liquidation process which they say could take about a year. some executives could be eligible for additional rewards depending on how efficiently they carry out the liquidation. >>> a cold war plot to bomb the moon? sounds like something from a sci-fi film but it was once an actual plan by the united states. according to a now declassified report, the u.s. government considered it during the 1950s. project a119 called for an intercontinental ballistic missile the same size as the one used on hiroshima to be launched from an undisclosed location travel some 240,000 miles to the moon and detonate on impact. according to scientist who worked on a119, the plan was to show the soviets amer
encounter for cbs news' charlie d'agata coming up. >>> and we're live at sfo where it's expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the season. we'll give you some tips that could save you some extra time and some frustration. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, november 21st. i'm michelle griego. >>> bombs shatter the silence in the middle east. the conflict reaches a new level of violence as a bus explodes in tel aviv. >> we are in a battle to save lives. >> and world leaders scramble to reach a truce. >> the rocket attacks from terrorist organizations inside gaza on israeli cities and towns must end. >> wherever you're traveling, folks, be very, very careful this morning. >> as of right now there are no delays but obviously that could change with the weather. >> a thief caught on camera stealing food from the needy off a bay area porch. >> let's say that this lady messed with the wrong techie. >> powerful doctors group is recommending a major change to birth control. >> it could make it easier to get for those already taking it. >> from across the bay. >> shame on you! >> to around the world,
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and the city wants to be ready when business is ready. in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> new details tonight in a san jose murder mystery. police have just named a suspect. officers got a 911 call from a home on evangeline drive at 5:30 a.m. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us who investigators are looking for. >> reporter: he is the man who lives in this home behind me the home where the body was found. let me show you his picture just released within the hour from the san jose police department. his name is troy nosenzo wanted for suspicion of homicide. san jose police are asking for help from the public to find him. >> he is wanted. there is enough information that the detectives feel confident he is involved and so at this point, that's the reason we felt very strongly to release his information in hopes of somebody calling it in. >> reporter: police are not releasing the name of the victim. they are only saying it was a woman. they are not even saying if she lived here. what we do know is that the suspect, troy nosenzo is married to patricia nosenzo who also lives here. she hasn't been
as black friday and cbs5 reporter cate cauguiran is in the news room reporting there is a downside to online shopping. >> reporter: if you can believe that. but that's according to some experts. cyber monday proponents say avoiding the crowds, shopping from home are all the perks to the one click shop. one thing for sure is technology is a game changer for the shopping industry. let me tell you what's new this year. one in hour will use mobile devices to find the best deals. that's nearly double from last year. retailers are anticipating 129 million consumers to shop from their offices today. hear why you may want to second guess that on online deal. >> the downside is you don't get to touch and feel things and especially for younger consumers who have less experience shopping and also for tactile objects, especially clothing that you should try on. it's hard to know what you're getting. >> we also want to make note big box stores are fighting back. by tomorrow, best buy, target, toys "r" us and others will match any online price all in an effort to get you to buy right now. the sh
or not that was connected to the carbon monoxide leak. live in burlingame, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, preparations under way to force san francisco's sheriff out of office. a group of women expected to announce next week that it plans to try to remove ross mirkarimi from office. they are encouraged by tuesday's defeat of one of the supervisors who voted to keep mirkarimi as sheriff. the group would have to collectician is the to put a recall on the ballot. they hope to do that by next june. >>> happening now, 100 people are getting free chicken sandwiches for an entire year from chik-fil-a in walnut creek. they had to work for it. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is there. i guess from small children to grandfathers they are all outside waiting, aren't they? >> reporter: frank, yes. it is quite the family event here this morning. if you look now, those first 100 are already going in. they have their coupons for their free chicken sandwiches for a year and they are coming in. basically, grand opening or kicking off the grand opening of this new chik-fil-a. actually i have one of those fir
catching new yorkers off guard. when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, a downtown apartment comple. cbs-5 reporter anne makovecs on scene w >>> we continue to following breaking news in palo alto. major police activity outside a downtown apartment complex. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on the scene with the latest from palo alto. anne. >> reporter: it turns out a man had broken into a woman's apartment here behind me on high and hawthorne in palo alto. you can see they have it blocked off right now. they are still trying to collect evidence from this apartment. but right now, the man is still on the loose. this happened at 2:20 a.m. a woman woke up in her apartment and found that there was a man inside. the only description police can give us now that it was a male and that he was wearing dark clothes. so obviously they don't have a lot to go on as far as what they are looking for. so she screamed when she saw him and then he took off. he has not been seen since. they blocked off several roads around this neighborhood at around 2:30 this morning. they searched the area with a dog tryi
's arms. also, in new york, a man was arrested for pulling a gun when he tried to cut into a gas line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with the problems people there are facing. >> reporter: that gun pulling stunt puts you on edge em if you are in a gas line like many of us are. you know, every day the public officials hold news conferences to talk about what's being accomplished. a lot is being accomplished. for example, we have utility workers from around the country helping to restore power. but when you have people who have no heat, no power, people standing in gas lines, it's understandable that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is sti
means 80 more shops could be added to this center. in livermore, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> we have a lot more news still ahead including a special ceremony for some veterans of a u.s. coast guard. >> the coast guard and vietnam. the coast guard played a significant role in the war in vietnam. whether you remember it that way or not, we'll tell you how some veterans are being honored today. thank you for helping.. as e raise money for the americad cross and victims of hurrice sandy.. and no >> we raise money for the american red cross and victims of hurricane sandy and now victims of the nor'easter, as well. and to donate, call the number on your screen, 1-888-5-helps- u. "...we got through the first one, we can get through anything",, [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple
's later on cbs this morning. >> charlie rose joins us from new york in the big chair. good morning charlie. >> good morning frank and michelle. flights are delayed more often than amount others and we'll show you which five and how to avoid. and hollywood's biggest icon in need of aphis lift, a look at the massive facelift, that and more when we see you at 7. >> we have flight delays here at sfo, so. >> a lot of fog. >> have a good morning. thanks. >> speaking of fog, let's kick it over to brian to find out how long it's going to be stocked in here. >> another 120 minutes, frank. we're going to be looking at visibilities fairly low but not as much fog and clouds as we had yesterday. we have a dense fog alert posted until 9:00 this morning right through the central valley. visibility less than a quarter mile. concord 41 degrees. oakland at 52. there's a the golden gate bridge. livermore 40, sfo, it's 51 and delays of more than an hour headed out of sfo this morning. here's how looks in the eastern pacific. high pressure over the california coastline nudges east ward. as it does, it will ope
caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> a new field poll just released this morning shows a plurality of california voters supports an end to the death penalty. but proposition 34 does not yet have more than 50% support. the polls show at least 45 to 38% with the rest undecided. prop 34 would make life in prison without the parole the most severe punishment in california. the latest field poll on proposition 30 shows support is slipping. it shows 48% of voters in favor with 38% opposed and 14% still undecided. prop 30 calls for a temporary quarter cent sales tax increase and would raise state income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger automatic deep cuts to public education from elementary schools up to universities. >>> 5:38. time for weather and lawrence is on the run. he is down in san jose with a preview of the second annual bay area science festival. he has some toys. >> did you build that? >> we are building airplanes and having all kinds of fun down here but you know what? if flying airplanes isn't for you there a
across the country. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at sfo with some good news for bay area passengers. >> reporter: good afternoon, michelle. now, sfo i want to make note was one of those eight airports that the "huffington post" listed to avoid this holiday season but clearing it's not living up to that hype. it appears that our bay area travelers will get to their holiday destinations on time. when you think of thanksgiving travel you think this. lines, waiting and delays. this is denver international airport. frustrated holiday flyers are grounded. fog backed up chicago's normally backed up airport. here at san francisco, no fog, no waiting, no delays. >> today we have the operation mostly on time. >> reporter: the volume is expected to be higher than last year. but what is surprising for flyers is the on time departures across the board. >> we just left a couple hours earlier than expected. so we're here on time and it looks like it will be an easy day so far. >> reporter: the general rule of thumb on busy days like these is to come to the airport earlier. most travelers we spoke
very hard to get things rolling here. live in san jose, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> warm that crowd up. thank you. >>> we are following some developing news right here in san francisco. a lightning strike causing some problems in the noe valley. the strike near a troops former has left dozens of people in the dark this morning. cbs reporter cate caugiran with more. >> reporter: good morning. they are installing a new transformer in this neighborhood but there's still a lot of work to go. pg&e says only 66 customers are still without electricity in the area. it's affecting customers near hoffman avenue, fountain street and grandview avenue. that lightning strike caused about 4 or 5 transformers to shut down. now, this outage started around 1:12 this morning and then a neighbor described just how powerful that lightning strike was. >> it was almost as if a bomb was going off. there was this huge crash and my husband and i both looked at each other and went, whoa, what was that? >> reporter: now you woke up and there's no -- >> we should have realized at the time because it was that loud
countdown to the embarcadero center building lighting of the building as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,, (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. there say they prevented anr movie theater massacre. they believe 23- year-old blaec lammers planned >>> in missouri, police say they prevented another movie theater massacre. they believe 23-year-old blake lammers planned an attack. they say lammers bought two assault rifles, hundreds of rounds of ammo and movie tickets to "twilight." his plan was stopped after the suspect's mother called police. >>> a security scare at oakland international airport. the fbi is now investigating a passenger who was carrying potentially dangerous materials. cbs 5 reporter mark sayre on the man's wristwatch which immediately raised suspicions. >> reporter: the fbi now taking the lead in this investigation
in the country. there are the numbers there. but the apparent defeat wasn't all bad news for prop 34 supporters. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran outside san quentin state prison with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing because of this vote. cate, good morning. >>> reporter: that's because now people are actually talking about this. this is the first time -- well, prop 34 is the first time in three decades that voters were given a chance to decide whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole and this would convert the death sentences of california's 727 death row inmates to life. this was a measure that was overlooked early on until about october when a surge of ads kick-started the conversation. supporters outspent opponents about 6.5 million compared to 320,000. supporters pushed this measure and said that it would save californians millions of dollars. >> but i also think it's important to know that we have had a robust discussion about the death penalty in this sta
. >>> we have breaking news. a violent kidnapping is in the north bay is under investigation right now. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo with the information she just got from police. >> reporter: they just handed me this press relief after we had been bugging them for more information on this crime that happened last night. this is hot off the press. right now, a 65-year-old woman was kidnapped at gunpoint at a shopping center last night at around 6:00. and that was on plaza drive in vallejo. the assailant was a 14-year-old according to police. police say he took her at gunpoint, got her into her minivan and forced her to drive for a couple of miles. and that is when they say he egregiously physically and sexually assaulted her, left her unconscious, duck taped in a ditch. in the meantime police say he placed a phone call to one of her family members asking for ransom. as that phone call was going on, passersby found the 65-year- old woman in the ditch, got her free and to t hospital. she is in the hospital expected to live. the 14-year-old was caught with some of her prop
griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:01 now. we are following some developing news down in palo alto. that's where a masked man broke in an apartment and woke up a woman inside. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on the scene where k-9 dogs are helping with the search. >> reporter: they so far have not found this guy. in happened here at this -- it happened here at this apartment complex at high and a thorn in palo alto at 2:20 a.m. -- hawthorne in palo alto at 2:20 a.m. a woman found a man in her apartment, she screamed and he ran way. she lived on the ground floor of the building in downtown palo alto. police aren't saying how the man got in. police blocked off the neighborhood and sent dogs to search for him. no luck. so they have since opened the streets back up, called the dogs and are interviewing the woman right now. >> at this point in time, she is safe and unharmed. she is with detectives and they are conducting interviews and the investigation is ongoing. >> reporter: we don't know how get to in, whether he took in or whether he may have sexually assaulted the w
morning at 10:00 right here on cbs 5. followed by the fifth quarter postgame show of course with dennis o'donnell and jeremy new berry. hugh jackson rumored to be the new coach at cal and carson palmer returning home and could be a little bit of drama tomorrow night. >> raiders no need a w. in that -- raiders knee a w. in that column. >> definitely before the end of the season. >> who knows about darren mcfadden not playing and worry about the health of the guys. >> thank you much. all right a paralyzed dog is able to walk again. all thanks to a revolution area new procedure. how cells taken from the dog's nose played a major role in his recovery. how this could be a major step forward in helping humans. his story and more tonight at 10:00 on channel 44 cable 12 and here at 11:00 on cbs 5. that's it for us, we'll see you at 11:00. good night. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado.com ] ,,,, thrget 3 yearsgiving weekend, interest-free financing and save up to $600 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on serta i
. but they are not releasing any more information. >>> san francisco police hope some new video will lead them to a guy behind a bus burning a few nights ago. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with how social media led them to another vandalism suspectly. suspect and police hope to catch two more. >> reporter: you know with the invention of the cell phone everything is an amateur videographer these days and now police are hoping that the product of that the cell phone video people take will turn the masses into amateur detectives. check out this cell phone video police just released showing an event that happened early monday morning around 12:30 a.m. after the giants won the world series on sunday night. it's in slow motion. you can see guys throwing something burning into the muni bus. windshield is already smashed. this again was taken at 12:30 on monday morning at market and third streets. police say they have already arrested this guy after this picture was taken by the "san francisco chronicle" then widely circulated on social media sites. >> you make the front page of the paper, your goose is cooked. >> repo
'm frank mallicoat. we begin this hour with developing news in san francisco. a lightning strike near a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews
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for kidnapping and murder even though her body hasn't been recovered. >>> new video of two suspects who kidnapped a woman and threw her in the back of her car. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in walnut creek this morning with that surveillance video. she joins us with more. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you know, police released this yesterday and they have gotten a lot of tips last night and overnight. but they still haven't made an arrest as far as we understand. so we want to show you these pictures one more time. it happened here at a business park in walnut creek. this is surveillance camera. the woman was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours kidnapped trying to get into her car at the business park they let her go in the oakland hills. here's the description police are trying to circulate right now. two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one is 5'11". the taller one may have been named david. they were calling him david in the car. the woman said he had broad shoulders and dark hair. the shorter one was possibly named aubrey and was possibly skinny. w
you can see that game? right here on cbs 5! yeah. monday night football cbs 5 style coverage begins at 5:00. kickoff is at 5:30. of course, we'll have a nice little post-game show following that. >> thank you. >>> well, developing news out of southern california. two police helicopters have collided and there are injuries. last word is all of the injured are police department employees. we'll follow this story and bring you the latest on eyewitness news at 10:00 and 11:00. all right. roberta is following that storm for us. and it's headed this way. >> it's a cold front slicing through the bay area right now. so we'll see the heaviest rainfall at this hour all the way until midnight in the san jose area. and it looks like at this particular time we should see up to about .4" of rain on top of the 2" of rain that already fell in the bay area. seven-day forecast, rain tapers off after midnight to scattered showers and during tomorrow morning. and then dry skies each and every day through thanksgiving. >> that's good news for everybody. >> yeah. >> thank you. >>> that's it for this edit
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